Jarden Corporation Quality Technician in Muncie, Indiana

the brands of everyday life.™

Jarden Home Brands markets leading consumer brands that enhance the quality and convenience of life's everyday events. The Ball®, Kerr®, and Bernardin® canning and preserving brands have been trusted by consumers for generations to help preserve their harvest. The Diamond® brand is the perfect party complement in both style and function, from innovative matches and fire starters, to cutlery, toothpicks and other food and entertaining utensils. Pine Mountain® and Java-Log® brands of firelogs offer safe, convenient, and eco-friendly alternative to wood. And our StarterLogg® and StarterStick® firestarters deliver the ultimate convenience for those preferring a natural cut wood fire.

We offer a competitive total compensation, health and wellness package and an engaging work environment where employees are rewarded and recognized for their individual and team contributions. Located in central Indiana, Jarden Home Brands is a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), a leading provider of niche consumer products, with over 25,000 employees worldwide.

Responsibilities

Quality Technician

  • Establishes and implements test and control procedures. (M/P)

  • Performs periodic product quality test on product lines to ensure specification parameters are held. (M/P)

  • Assists in new product design or product improvements. Updates and implements product specifications. (M/P)

  • Provides Quality Assurance personnel with data needed to analyze process flow. (M/P)

  • Reviews quality control reports and charts. Initiates action when product quality fails to meet standards. (M/P)

  • Recommends changes in production regarding quality and productivity. (M/P)

  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, of others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

  • Approves incoming materials by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.

  • Audits finished products by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; returning products for re-work; confirming re-work.

  • Customer Quality

  • Complaint system administration

  • Complaint investigation/follow-up

  • Docum

  • Coordinate analysis/action response (internal/customer)

  • Trend/ chart/special reports

  • Internal Product Audits

  • System administration

  • Audit finding investigation/follow-up

  • Documentation/data capture

  • Trend/ chart/special reports

  • Quality System Audits

  • Audit schedule/documentation

  • Audit execution

  • Audit analysis

  • Special/critical launch audits

  • Administration

  • Daily Report of Production Quality

  • Quality record maintenance

  • Team/Plan event support

  • Continual Improvement

  • Maintain scorecard

  • Coordination/training support

  • Cost/benefit analysis

Qualifications

Education

High School Diploma or GED

Experience/Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of functions such as planning, organizing, coordinating and directing.

Three to five years of experience in production or assembly, and quality control. (Preferred but not mandatory)

Must be proficient in using MS Outlook and MS OFFICE software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Certifications/Licenses/Registrations

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

An Associate degree in a requisite field preferred but not mandatory.

TECHNICAL ROLE COMPETENCIES:

Ability to work without direct supervision.

Interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with individuals both internally and externally to Jarden Home Brands.

The ability to analyze problems, make independent judgments to initiate corrective action or resolution and report results as required.

Ability to understand function of inspection system and to use precision measuring tools. Attention to detail and collection of data.

Ability to prioritize projects and the flexibility to deal with interruptions and reprioritize as needed.

Able to maintain composure under stressful situations.

Understanding of the mechanical workings of a variety of production machinery.

ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES:

Results: We are committed to delivering world-class results and value for all our stakeholders. We strive to align communication, people, culture, processes, resources and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of exceptional business results.

Consumer Focused : Our #1 priority is the needs of our consumers those who purchase our products and help build our Brand equity. As a result, we strive to understand and satisfy current and emerging needs by adding value through meaningful insights, deep consumer relationships, the highest quality products, category expertise, and collaborative services.

Integrity/Respect : We develop a high level of trust from our Stakeholders by creating and maintaining an environment of integrity and mutual respect through open, honest, and straightforward communication and through operating in the highest ethical and professional manner.

Teamwork : We support the individual, but encourage a team-driven approach that fosters and rewards creativity, contribution and collaboration.

-T reating each other with integrity, dignity and respect,

-E ncouraging open and honest communication with no boundaries,

-A chieving shared objectives and recognizing team and individual success

-M utual recognition of our cross-functional inter-dependence.

Continuous Improvement : Continuous improvement is an ingrained culture that uses world class tools and data to challenge the process, develop innovative solutions, and foster growth in everything we do. We learn from our disappointments and build upon our successes to enhance our knowledge and better serve our stakeholders.

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETENCIES:

Attract, Retain & Develop Talent : Committed to hiring, developing, motivating and retaining the best talent as a peer or manager. Planning and supporting the development of skills and abilities so employees can fulfill current and future responsibilities. Builds/maintains a highly effective and cohesive team that functions smoothly. Inspires peers and subordinates to achieve excellence. Is viewed as a ‘people or team builder.’

Innovation : Generating solutions, trying different and unique ways to deal with work problems and opportunities. Selects creative ideas and suggestions that will work and can bring creative ideas of others to market. Facilitates effective brainstorming. Applies innovation to both products and processes. Finds ways to apply innovative ideas to enhance business results.

Leadership : Holding self and others accountable for creating a climate where people want to do their best by adapting one’s behavior to fit situations, tasks and individuals involved. Doing what is right and in accordance with core values without being asked or guided to do so. Can effectively cope with change; decide and act without having the total picture; comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Discipline : Pursuing everything with energy, drive and a need to follow through or finish, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks. Applies rigor to problems, assignments, etc. but is not bogged down by the process. Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress and results. Doing what is right, not what’s easy.

Excellence in Execution : Aligning communication, people, culture, processes, resources and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of required business results. Can be counted on to exceed goals regularly. Makes good, timely decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment. Very bottom-line oriented.

Effective Communication (Written, Verbal & Presentation Skills) : Clearly presenting information and ideas through a variety of media by engaging the audience. Helps audience understand and retain the message. Is able to write and speak clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles. Commands attention and can manage groups during a presentation. Can change communication styles when needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Normal office environment, time at computer, telephone and various office machines.

A portion of each day is spent on the non-air conditioned plant floor interacting with the hourly & salaried employees.

Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice.

Typical factory environment with concrete floors and moving equipment.

Must be able to travel 10% of the time.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: Hearthmark, LLC

Requisition Id: 109556

Location: IN - Muncie

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